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Gilchrist gets team MVP nod

Posted Apr 11, 2011 by Adam Adkins

Updated Apr 11, 2011 at 11:43 PM

Junior forward Augustus Gilchrist, who led the USF men’s basketball team in scoring and was second in rebounding in 2010-11, was named the Bulls season MVP on Monday night at the team’s end of the year banquet.

Gilchrist averaged 13.4 points and 6.0 rebounds for the Bulls, who finished 10-23 on the season. His numbers were slightly better in Big East Conference play (14.5 points, 6.2 rebounds), which featured matchups against 11 nationally-ranked opponents.

The team’s lone senior, forward Jarrid Famous, also took home some hardware, including the team’s Academic Achievement Award. Famous is scheduled to graduate in May with a degree in interdisciplinary social sciences.

Here is the list of all award winners:

John & Cynthia Ruzic Most Valuable Player: Augustus Gilchrist
Defensive Player of the Year: Hugh Robertson
Chairman of the Boards: Ron Anderson Jr.
Most Improved Player: Shaun Noriega
Most Assists: Anthony Crater
Free Throw Award: Jarrid Famous and Shaun Noriega
Bull Pride Award: Toarlyn Fitzpatrick
Academic Achievement Award: Jarrid Famous

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